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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 107,000 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Flood Watch – April 20, 2019 – 3:45 p.m.

Highlights: • The Chatham area has received up to 30 mm of rain today. • Ditches, creeks and streams in the west of the watershed are at bank full conditions and many can be expected to spill out into their […]
LTVCA Office Easter Hours

LTVCA Office Easter Hours

The LTVCA offices in Chatham and at Longwoods Road Conservation Area will be closed Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22.
McGregor and Jeannettes Creek Phosphorus Reduction Program Launch

McGregor and Jeannettes Creek Phosphorus Reduction Program Launch

Chatham-Kent – The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) is excited to announce the launch of the new McGregor and Jeannettes Creek Phosphorus Reduction Program.  The purpose of the project is to improve soil health and reduce the amount of […]